A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 13:34:23 / January 11, 2020 @ 1:34 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: usa0005za9. Unique identifier: usa0005za9. The temblor was reported at 09:34:23 / 9:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8288 West, latitude 17.8861 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and fourty-seven, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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